Daine Eisold


Daine Eisold is an expert in cargo security operations with a deep history of management success in both the private and public sectors. Before founding CakeBoxx Technologies, LLC, he was the President and CEO of Cotecna, Inc., where he managed the global supply chain security line of business for the Cotecna Group, a trade facilitation industry leader based in Geneva, Switzerland.

His significant public sector experience includes serving as General Manager of Cargo Security and Director of Maritime Security for the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in the US Department of Homeland Security, where he was the senior executive responsible for development and implementation of air cargo, intermodal, hazmat and maritime security programs. He represented the TSA on multiple forums for transportation, supply chain and cargo security including IMO and the Technical Advisory Group to ISO working groups TC8 N988- (ISO 28000 – Security Management Systems for the Supply Chain) and TC8 N987- (Best practices for custody in Supply chain security).

Daine is a veteran with more than 20 years of active duty service in the US Navy, where he commanded three US Navy warships, served as the Chief of Staff for the Navy International Programs Office and was a Senior Executive Fellow at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro, a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Salve Regina University, and is a graduate of the US Army War College and Joint Warfighting School.

Chris Clark

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer | Senior Vice President, International Sales

Chris Clark is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of international trade, customs and maritime security operations in high-risk environments. His decades of experience include both front-line work and senior-level management of a broad range of programs including anti-smuggling, drug enforcement, cargo inspection, customs risk management, customs modernization and customs capacity building projects for HM Customs & Excise for the British government and in the private sector. Chris served on HM Customs & Excise patrol boats for more than 12 years supporting maritime interdiction and enforcement missions. He has more than 17 years of direct experience working directly with international organizations such as the United Nations, Euro Customs, DFID, the World Bank and the IMF, providing Customs capacity building training to Customs Administrations in Kenya, Georgia, Ukraine, Macedonia, Belize, Lebanon, South Africa and Angola. For four years he was seconded to the British Ministry of Defense in Cyprus where he supported international counter-drug efforts in Turkey, Egypt and Israel.

In the private sector Chris worked as a regional vice president for the Cotecna Group, an international trade facilitation and inspection company where he served in multiple roles, including Senior Liaison Officer to the Pakistan Customs authority for implementation of their pre-shipment inspection program, manager of the company’s Eastern & Southern African operations and as head of the company’s Customs Support Unit where he was responsible for the global implementation of customs modernization, capacity building and risk management programs.

Chris was the co-founder of the UK-based AEON Customs Consultancy Limited, providing capacity building, modernization, risk management, trade security and asset tracking services to governments globally.

H. Scott Lyman

Director of Commercial Operations

After receiving his Masters in International Management from Thunderbird, Scott began his career in San Francisco in the container leasing field. He went on to work for a major Class I railroad starting an NVOCC and helping to facilitate the inauguration of double stack container service. Scott’s first startup was a joint venture with a Japanese ocean carrier designing and marketing the innovative Coil Rack and Cotrabox containers, which were successfully used in service from Japan to the U.S. in support of the auto industry. He still owns the patent for the second generation design which focused on the European steel industry.

Scott is an expert in container inspection and certification. He is certified to validate container compliance with both Convention for Safe Containers (CSC) and ISO requirements and has worked on behalf of certification bodies for both ISO container standards and management systems. Scott joins the CakeBoxx Technologies management team as the Chief Commercial Officer responsible for commercial strategy development and implementation for the company. His emphasis is on working with commercial operators to develop innovative applications of our CakeBoxx products to enhance safety, security and profitability through the integration of CakeBoxx containers into private sector operations.

S. Cyrus Copenhaver

Vice President, Government Programs

Cyrus Copenhaver is an expert in defense vehicle and material handling equipment programs, bringing over 25 years of sales, marketing, customer service, and end-to-end logistics management experience to the CakeBoxx Technologies team. His in-depth experience and understanding of U.S. Government customers’ mission requirements have been developed and honed by multiple in-theater assignments at operational military forward operating bases (FOBs) supporting material handling equipment for warfighters.

Cyrus has had multiple high-visibility / high-consequence roles from the hands-on field service support level to executive management with some of the industry’s most well-known companies including Ultra Armoring, LLC, the Haulotte Group, Kalmar, JLG Industries, Sanden International and Raildecks.  He has managed complex vehicle and MHE procurement and operational support programs worldwide for the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), U.S Marine Corps (USMC) and U.S. Army (USA) including positions as program manager for a USSOCOM Program to deliver over 700 vehicles to overseas locations, quick reaction response projects and global field service support programs.  Cyrus was also responsible for managing the operational support program for the Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) Reset / Modernization Program for the USMC and U.S. Army involving sole source procurement, repair, field service support and repositioning of the RTCH.

While serving as Executive Vice President of the Product Service/Government Defense Support for Haulotte Group he managed a staff of regional support technicians located throughout North America who provided troubleshooting, diagnostic, and technical support to Haulotte Group customers. Cyrus also served as Executive Vice President for Military and Commercial Programs, Service and Support at Raildecks Intermodal, and at JLG Industries where he was the military Program Manager for all JLG / Oshkosh Army Programs through US Army Tank and Automotive Command (TACOM) in Warren, Michigan where he captured multiple program awards including the All-Terrain Equipment RESET, New Products Atlas 1 and 2, numerous Field Service Representative (FSR) programs, and programs to establish support facilities in the US, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Cyrus is a U.S. Army veteran with operational warfighting and support operations experience in the most challenging forward deployed environments.  He attended Texas A&M University, and is avid supporter of veteran and community programs.